ESOP and ERISA Advisory
Duff & Phelps’ ESOP/ERISA practice is a leading valuation and corporate finance advisor to companies and ERISA fiduciaries.
We are the firm of choice for structuring, raising financing and valuing stock in employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) transactions and nonpublic assets, including employer securities held by ESOPs and ERISA pension plans. A pioneer in ESOP planning and transaction execution, we guide principals, companies and fiduciaries through the complex financial and valuation implications of the financial, regulatory and tax aspects of these transactions.
ESOP and ERISA Advisory and Valuation Services
- Transaction design, structuring and financing
- Fairness opinions
- Feasibility studies
- Sustainability consulting
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Valuations of illiquid assets held in ERISA plans
- Assisting fiduciaries in monitoring investments
- Advising ERISA fiduciaries in transactions, including IPOs
Objective valuations for financial reporting, tax and management planning purposes.
Strategic Value Advisory
Assistance evaluating strategic alternatives and identifying growth strategies.
Middle-market M&A advisory differentiated by industry expertise and superior deal execution.
Transaction Advisory Services
Seamless analytical advisory through the deal continuum, from transaction origination to closing.